President Biden Appoints UA Member to Department of Labor Advisory Council

Minnesota UA leaders at a Serving Our Troops event.

United Association Special Representative Larry Bulman, a 4th Generation UA member, was appointed in August by President Biden to the U.S. Department of Labor’s Workforce Information Advisory Council (WIAC). The United Association continues to play a central role in shaping the future of our industries and the legislation that impacts our membership. This advisory council

Local 562 guides injured Brother to a new career in BIM 

Sam Jacobson at BIM

On Aug. 23, 2019, Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 562, St. Louis, member Sam Jacobson was in a life-altering car accident.  Jacobson suffered a major spinal cord injury before he was supposed to begin his third year in the Local 562 apprenticeship.  Local 562 Business Manager/Secretary-Treasurer John O’Mara knew Sam was still interested in working in

The Heart of the UA Lives in Every Member

UA members

The “Heart of the UA” lives in every member who believes union membership opportunities belong to everyone – regardless of race, ethnicity, sexual orientation or gender.  For 132 years, the UA has endured tragedies, sacrifices and extreme challenges, and yet, it has been the heart and soul of its membership that has seen it through.